Thursday, April 14, 2011

Fairy-wren trio flies apart

Seldom capture tidy grouping of Red-backed Fairy-wrens (Malurus melanocephalus) so above in Tyto today worth more than one picture.


Even though slightly distant trio rapidly became duo.


Also rather distant, Australian Reed-Warbler (Acrocephalus australis). Scleria is lately 'alive' with them. (Also suddenly noisily prominent, Tawny Grassbirds, in shrubby bladey grass.)  
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2 comments:

Duncan said...

That first shot is a beauty Tony, has everything.

Tyto Tony said...

Confirms your excellent taste, Duncan. More seriously, it's a fine case of natural poses overcoming my technical shortcomings.

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